Cookies · Desserts

Almond or Anise Sugar Cookies

This recipe makes soft sugar cookie dough that is easy to cut into shapes and that doesn't need to be chilled ahead of time, so it's fast and easy.  Total time from start to finish is less than an hour! Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated white sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp… Continue reading Almond or Anise Sugar Cookies

Cakes · Desserts

Easy Hawaiian Cake

Celebrate warm weather!  Sometimes you need something super easy and quick and fancied-up cake mixes are the way to go... Ingredients for cake: 1 box white cake mix 1 small can mandarin oranges with juice 4 eggs 1/4 cup oil (vegetable, coconut, canola) 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce Ingredients for topping: 8 oz cool whip 1 small… Continue reading Easy Hawaiian Cake

Cookies · Desserts

Healthier Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

I've been craving oatmeal raisin cookies lately and decided to try to make them somewhat healthier.  These turned out pretty good! Ingredients: 3 Tbsp light butter, room temperature (I use brummel & brown yogurt spread) 1/4 cup sugar 1 large egg 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1/3 cup unsweetened apple sauce 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup  whole wheat flour 1… Continue reading Healthier Oatmeal Raisin Cookies